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World's Greatest Classics
     

The World's Greatest Classics

 

Product Details

Release Date:
04/16/1995
Label:
Madacy Records
UPC:
0056775050122
catalogNumber:
501

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: 1st Movement

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Baroque Festival Orchestra
    • Alberto Lizzio
    • Alexander Pervomaysky
    1. 1st Movement  (03:33)
  2. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Allegro

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Herbert Münchner
    • Southwest Studio Orchestra
    1. Allegro  (05:37)
  3. Partita for keyboard No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Gigue

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Christiane Jaccottet
    1. Gigue  (02:15)
  4. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah

    • George Frideric Handel
    • London Festival Orchestra and Chorus
    • London Festival Chorus
    • Francesco Macci
    1. Hallelujah  (03:53)
  5. Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melody) (from "Orfeo ed Euridice"), various arrangements  - Christoph Willibald Gluck  - Wilhelm Keitel  -  Southwest Studio Orchestra  (02:34)
  6. String Quartet No. 62 in C major ("Emperor"), Op. 76/3, H. 3/77: Andante. Thema

    • Franz Joseph Haydn
    • Caspar da Salo Quartett
    1. Andante. Thema  (01:49)
  7. Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major ("Alla Turca") K. 331 (K. 300i): Turkish March

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Hélène Gàl
    1. Turkish March  (03:36)
  8. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: Allegro. Reprise

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Libor Pesek
    • Slovak National Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Allegro. Reprise  (04:58)
  9. Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176): Opening

    • Richard Strauss
    • Maurice F. Hentschel
    • Pretoria Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Opening  (01:23)
  10. Well tempered clavier book 1, No. 1 in C major, BWV 846: Prelude

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Christiane Jaccottet
    1. Prelude  (02:04)
  11. Notre Dame, opera: Interlude

    • Franz Schmidt
    • Berlin Symphony Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Interlude  (05:38)
  12. Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar & orchestra: Adagio

    • Joaquín Rodrigo
    • Louis Ablazzo Studio Ensemble
    1. Adagio  (03:05)
  13. Impromptu for piano in B flat major, D. 935/3 (Op. posth. 142/3): [Excerpt]

    • Franz Schubert
    • Sylvia Capova
    1. [Excerpt]  (02:01)
  14. Overture to La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): [excerpt]

    • Gioachino Rossini
    • Henry Adolph
    • Philharmonia Slavonica
    1. [excerpt]  (02:59)
  15. Somewhere, song (from "West Side Story")  - Leonard Bernstein  - Simon Gale  -  Vienna Symphonic Rock Orchestra  (05:40)
  16. España, rhapsody for orchestra, also arranged for 2 pianos  - Emmanuel Chabrier  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - Vladimir Petroschoff  (06:20)
  17. Jeux Interdits, romance for guitar  -  Anonymous  - Pedro Ibanez  (02:40)
  18. Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Adagio

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Mozart Festival Orchestra
    • Jose Ostrac
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Adagio  (07:20)

Disc 2

  1. Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Marian Pivka  (03:03)
  2. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Allegro con brio. Reprise

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Ljubljana Radio Orchestra
    • Anton Nanut
    1. Allegro con brio. Reprise  (05:58)
  3. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Part 1

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Dubravka Tomsic
    1. Part 1  (06:06)
  4. Symphony No. 8 in B minor ("Unfinished"), D. 759: Part 1. Reprise

    • Franz Schubert
    • Bystrik Rezucha
    • Slovak National Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Part 1. Reprise  (04:39)
  5. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: Andante grazioso

    • Robert Schumann
    • Marian Lapsansky
    • Bystrik Rezucha
    • Slovak National Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Andante grazioso  (04:48)
  6. Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op. 57, CT. 7  - Frédéric Chopin  - Peter Schmalfuss  (05:13)
  7. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124 (LW H4): Allegro maestoso

    • Franz Liszt
    • Josef Bulva
    • Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra
    • Daniel Nazareth
    1. Allegro maestoso  (05:31)
  8. Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Prelude to Act 3

    • Richard Wagner
    • Bystrik Rezucha
    • Slovak National Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Prelude to Act 3  (03:41)
  9. The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Czardas

    • Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    • Berlin Festival Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Czardas  (02:28)
  10. Waltz for piano No. 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212  - Frédéric Chopin  - Peter Schmalfuss  (01:50)
  11. Slavonic Dance No. 1 for orchestra in C major, B. 83/1 (Op. 46/1)  - Antonin Dvorák  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Frank Shipway  (03:25)
  12. Partita for keyboard No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Giga

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Dubravka Tomsic
    1. Giga  (02:12)
  13. Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: Menuetto

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Camerata Academica Salzburg
    • Alexander von Pitamic
    1. Menuetto  (02:20)
  14. Liebesträume, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/3 (LW A103/3)  - Franz Liszt  - Hélène Gàl  (04:28)
  15. Concerto Grosso in C major, Op. 3/12 "Christmas Pastorale": Pastorale

    • Francesco Manfredini
    • Luis A. Garcia Navarro
    • SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
    1. Pastorale  (04:03)
  16. Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Bohemian Dance

    • Georges Bizet
    • Loic Bertrand
    • SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
    1. Bohemian Dance  (04:33)
  17. Waltz for piano No. 11 in G flat major, Op. 70/1, CT. 217  - Frédéric Chopin  - Peter Schmalfuss  (02:21)
  18. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a: Dance of the Reed Flutes

    • Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    • Berlin Festival Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Dance of the Reed Flutes  (02:10)

Disc 3

  1. Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Les Toréadors

    • Georges Bizet
    • Loic Bertrand
    • Radio Symphony Orchestra
    1. Les Toréadors  (02:16)
  2. Prelude for lute in C minor, BWV 999  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Christiane Jaccottet  (01:26)
  3. The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Waltz

    • Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    • Berlin Festival Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Waltz  (04:26)
  4. Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109  - Frédéric Chopin  - Peter Schmalfuss  (04:40)
  5. Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat Polka), for orchestra, Op. 214 (RV 214)  - Johann Strauss  - Carl Michalski  -  Vienna State Opera Orchestra  (02:41)
  6. Double Violin Concerto, for 2 violins, strings & continuo in A minor ("L'estro armonico" No. 8), Op. 3/8, RV 522: Allegro

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Solisti di Zagreb
    1. Allegro  (04:01)
  7. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarole

    • Jacques Offenbach
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Frank Shipway
    1. Barcarole  (03:19)
  8. Sarabande, Gigue & Badinerie ("Suite for Strings") (arranged by Ettore Pinelli): Badinerie in F major

    • Arcangelo Corelli
    • Solisti di Zagreb
    1. Badinerie in F major  (01:11)
  9. Well tempered clavier book 1, No. 2 in C minor, BWV 847  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Christiane Jaccottet  (03:32)
  10. Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Allegro

    • Alexander Borodin
    • Berlin Festival Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Allegro  (02:19)
  11. Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of Bach, for violin or cello & piano with organ or cello ad lib. (or other instrumental arrangement)  - Charles Gounod  -  Sandor Czech Ensemble  (02:50)
  12. Diese Wonne, diese Seligkeit  - Franz von Suppe  -  Sandor Czech Ensemble  (02:08)
  13. Aida, opera: Triumph March

    • Giuseppe Verdi
    • Berlin Festival Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Triumph March  (06:12)
  14. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Adagio sostenuto

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Dubravka Tomsic
    1. Adagio sostenuto  (06:05)
  15. Suite for orchestra No 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Frank Shipway
    1. Air  (03:18)
  16. Pizzicato Polka for orchestra, Op. 234  - Johann Strauss  - Carl Michalski  -  Vienna State Opera Orchestra  (02:45)
  17. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: Allegro

    • George Frideric Handel
    • Berlin Festival Orchestra
    • Vladimir Petroschoff
    1. Allegro  (02:26)
  18. Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (K. 186a): Menuetto

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Camerata Academica Salzburg
    • Alexander von Pitamic
    1. Menuetto  (03:50)
  19. Minuet for strings (String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5, G. 275)  - Luigi Boccherini  -  Sandor Czech Ensemble  (03:50)
  20. Radetzky-Marsch, for orchestra, Op. 228  - Johann Strauss  - Carl Michalski  -  Vienna State Opera Orchestra  (02:55)

Disc 4

  1. Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Overture

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    1. Overture  (04:18)
  2. Minuet for piano in G major, WoO 10/2  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Sandor Czech Ensemble  (02:45)
  3. Kinderszenen No. 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7  - Robert Schumann  - Hélène Gàl  (02:40)
  4. Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), opera, JB 1:100: Polka

    • Bedrich Smetana
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Alfred Scholz
    1. Polka  (04:33)
  5. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: The Morning

    • Edvard Grieg
    • Sandor Czech Ensemble
    1. The Morning  (03:43)
  6. Serenade for string orchestra in E major, B. 52 (Op. 22): Moderato

    • Antonin Dvorák
    • Pro Arte Orchestra
    • Kurt Redel
    1. Moderato  (04:58)
  7. Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52/6)  - Franz Schubert  -  Sandor Czech Ensemble  (04:51)
  8. Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1: No. 1

    • Johannes Brahms
    • Julian Armstrong
    • London Festival Orchestra and Chorus
    1. No. 1  (03:29)
  9. Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Habañera

    • Georges Bizet
    • Loic Bertrand
    • Radio Symphony Orchestra
    1. Habañera  (02:09)
  10. Work(s): [Unspecified] Sinfonia in C major: Allegro molto

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Solisti di Zagreb
    1. [Unspecified] Sinfonia in C major: Allegro molto  (01:35)
  11. Etude for piano No. 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16  - Frédéric Chopin  - Bianca Sitzius  (03:59)
  12. Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 5

    • Johannes Brahms
    • Julian Armstrong
    • London Festival Orchestra and Chorus
    1. Hungarian Dance No. 5  (02:23)
  13. Méditation, violin & orchestra version and various arrangements (from opera "Thäis")  - Jules Massenet  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Frank Shipway  (05:18)
  14. Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for piano: Promenade

    • Modest Mussorgsky
    • Gerhard Eckle
    1. Promenade  (01:44)
  15. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary in D major) for brass, winds, & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ)  -  Clarke  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Frank Shipway  (02:54)
  16. Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique") Op. 13: Adagio cantabile

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Dubravka Tomsic
    1. Adagio cantabile  (05:39)
  17. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: Peace

    • George Frideric Handel
    • Oliver von Dohnanyi
    • Slovak National Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Peace  (03:26)
  18. Nabucco, opera (Nabucodonosor): Prisoner's Chorus

    • Giuseppe Verdi
    • Ljubljana Radio Orchestra
    • Marko Munih
    1. Prisoner's Chorus  (04:16)

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